Enabling Test Case Management features in Team Foundation Server Web Access

Charles Sterling


Update: We have moved the test case management features for Web Access to Visual Studio Update 2.  

So when you install the latest CTP for Visual Studio Update 1 these test features will no longer be present. 

We plan to re-enable these features in the CTPs for Visual Studio Update 2.

For a final list of all the features in Visual Studio Update 1 please see the post:

Final CTP for Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 




Two of the features i listed in: Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 CTP were:

  • The ability to view and edit Test Cases in a test plan from Team Foundation Server web access
  • The ability to run manual test cases and file bugs from Team Foundation Server web access

Unfortunately the CTP build made available today Oct 8th doesn’t have the “Test” menu option for accessing these features.



Fortunately it is very easy to access these features…The button simply does a redirect to the URL:


So all you need to do is add /_testManagement to the end of URL for Web Access and Presto! 




You can play with the test features such as:

1. View Test Plans:


2. View Test Suites


3. View Test Cases and change their status


4. Edit Test Cases


5. Execute Test Cases



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